Official Master's Degree in Human Resources

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Since 22/11/2019

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15 meses / 90 ECTS

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“The human capital of companies is their most valuable component”

What is the Official Master's Degree in Human Resources?

The Official Master's Degree in Human Resources is offered by the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, and the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, at Comillas Pontifical University (ICADE), through ICADE Business School.

The Master's program responds to a growing demand from numerous organizations and companies that consider their human capital to be their most valuable, and often irreplaceable, asset. People management thus becomes a strategic and crucial matter that is directly linked to business results.

Development and Management of professional careers from start to finish

This Master's Degree provides skills and abilities for the Management of Human Resources, both in the areas of Evaluation and Selection of Personnel, Training, Development and Career Management, as well as in the highly legal areas of Labor Relations. It provides, therefore, job opportunities in Human Resources Departments, Human Resources Consultancies, Communication Departments, Corporate Social Responsibility Departments, Labor Departments and Compensation and Benefits Departments. Training in Data Processing and Analysis can be complemented with the Diploma "Fundamentals in Business Analytics”

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What makes us different

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Professional Internships

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Percentage of graduates holding this Degree who are currently employed.

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Members of the Professorial Staff

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Rankings and Awards

Ranked as the Number One (#1) University in Europe in Terms of Commitment to its Students (Ranking by The Times Higher Education).

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Advance your professional career with this Master’s Degree

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Admissions Process


Visit the Faculty.Attendance is not mandatory, but potential candidates are encouraged to learn about the Faculty, see the facilities, and obtain additional information.

Apply for admission. The process starts via the web, once the candidate has decided on the degree which will be studied. If you wish, you may apply for scholarships and grants from the University at the same time as applying for admission.

Carrying out a personal interview. Students are admitted in this programme according to the following criteria:
-Academic record
-Written expression test
-English test
-Excel test
-Interview of the candidate with the programme director and/or coordinator.
-Academic record plus English test results: 50%
-Written expression test plus Excel test: 25%
-Personal interview: 25%

Support Program for Students with Disabilities

Communication and Legal Requirements for Access to the University. The programme director, based on the tests that they are to submit to candidates, shall issue a report declaring whether such candidates are eligible or not. Admission to the programme shall depend on the Dean of the School of Human and Social Sciences and on the Director of ICADE Business

Completing the Admissions Process. Once admitted, students must finalize the registration process. This procedure is initiated on the web page, but it is necessary to present the registration form and the additional documentation at the General Registrar´s Office at the University.


Important Dates

  • Submission of applications:
    Start: November 22, 2019
  • Open Day: March, 7 and April, 25 and September, 10,2020
  • Classes begin on: October 13 th, 2020


Applicant Profile/Requirements and Documentation


Applicant profile

The Official Master's Degree in Human Resources is addressed to college graduates with little o no work experience who, independently of their studies, which to steer their careers towards management of persons.

In order to take this Official Master's Degree, a previous university degree is necessary.

Students interested in pursuing this career must be inclined to the following skills and interests:

· Interest in other people
Interpersonal relations are the key element of Human Resources Departments. Being aware of the needs and interest of collaborators is the cornerstone of human capital management.

· Social skills
Effective communication with other persons is one of the basic working stills: active listening, respect to the dignity of the other person, persuasion, and ability to effectively transfer information both orally and in writing are some of these skills.

·An interest on the business and corporative environment
The context where the previous skills shall be carried out is a very specific environment where business objectives or client satisfaction must guide all work with persons.

·Interest in management, leadership and team building
The fundamental work of Human Resources employees is to make others work. From this point of view, dynamics in work teams and, especially ,in leadership are some of the most relevant interest aspects of this field.

· Analysis and interpretation abilities.
Management of human resources requires integration of technologies that support the most common decision-making processes. Interpretation and analysis of data yielded by these tools offer an added value for the activities of any company

Candidates must hold or be able to justify that they will soon be awarded a Bachelor's or Licentiate Degree, Diploma, Degree in Engineering or in Architecture, or equivalent degree from foreign university (in the latter case, if in another language, it must be translated into Spanish by an official translator).

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Information on Financial Aid, Grants and Scholarships


The total fee for the Master's program is €18,980 €.
1st academic year: €12,693.03. Enrollment 1st year: €2,662.80 plus nine monthly installments of €1,114.47 each.
2nd academic year: €6,287.10 Enrollment 2nd year: €1,331.10 plus four monthly installments of €1,239.00.
If you are an alumni, you are entitled to 10% discount.

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Contact Information


ICADE Business School
Rey Francisco, 4 - 28008 Madrid
Tel.: +34 91 559 20 00

Person Responsible for the Program:
Pedro César Martínez Morán

José María Fernández Rico


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Who are you going to study with and what are you going to learn

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1st Year
Organizational context 5.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Corporate social responsibility and corporate culture 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Compensation 5.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Performance Evaluation 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
People Management 5.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Tools for HR management 5.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
International HR 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Negotiation and payroll 5.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Procedures 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Comparative employment law 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Leadership and people management 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
2nd Year
Chance'u, Self-discovery program for job market placement and professional development 4.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
External Internship 20.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
Final Master´s Degree Project 6.0 ECTS ICO/DESCARGA
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At the end of the Master's Degree, students will have the possibility of:
- Carrying out part of their studies or participating in "Summer School" at other prestigious Universities and International Business Schools.
- Participating in one of the Professional Development Courses of the Inside Comillas Programs.

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